Providence Health & Services School Outreach Internship - Fall, 2018 in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is callingundergraduate senior level college or university students to Fall internshipopportunities within multiple departments in the Portland metro area, whichincludes East and West Portland.

Preference is given toapplicants who are in the first generation of their families to attend college.For the purposes of these internship opportunities, this is defined as theapplicant's parent/guardian has not earned a Bachelor's degree.

General InternshipDescription:

Interns will be

responsible for completing specifically identified health care or systems

related projects. The projects will be varied and are based on the needs of the

participating departments, health system and communities we serve. Interns will

be provided preceptor support along with clearly defined expectations for

assigned work. Further details regarding exact departmental responsibilities

will be provided after applicant screening process, however the following are

some of the areas where we anticipate there to be internship opportunities:

  • HumanResources

  • OutpatientBehavioral Health

  • EmployeeHealth

  • SchoolOutreach

  • SchoolAffiliations

  • Marketing/Communications

  • PMGCase Management

  • ProvidenceBrain and Spine Institute

  • PhysicianServices Marketing

  • SecurityServices

  • SeniorHealth Analytics

  • VisionConnection

Interns will not be

providing direct patient care.

Internship Benefits

Relevant health care industry projects and experience

Work directly with a variety of professionals and Providence departments

Health care careers exposure/exploration

Intern- specific

workshops

Internship Details:

Length: One academic quarter/term 10-15 weeks. Maximum of 240

hours (please note, there is no guarantee of a full 240 hours, final

schedule and hours are dependent on internship assignment)

Time Commitment: Be available 2-5 days per week, per term

Work Hours: Dependent on department, business hours are typical.

Less than 20 hours per week.

Pay: $15/hr. Non-benefits eligible.

Start and end dates: September 10 th to December 14 th ,

or once 240 hours have been completed.

For more details

regarding internships and the application process, visit http://oregon.providence.org/our-services/s/school-outreach-internship-program/ .

Qualifications:

Required qualificationsfor this position include:

  • High school diploma orequivalent and completion of 3 years of post-secondary education

  • Enrolled in and working towardsa post-secondary education (Bachelor’s degree) or have graduated with aBachelor's degree within the past six months.

Preferred qualificationsfor this position include:

  • Experience working orvolunteering to address health disparities

  • 1 year of customer serviceexperience

  • Medical terminology courseworkexperience

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 29th

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 190553